Nova Scotia Health Authority welcomes first Indigenous board member – CBC

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Nova Scotia Health Authority welcomes first Indigenous board member – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2020140 Views

There were no diverse members on the 13-person board until Stephen Augustine’s appointment

The board of the Nova Scotia Health Authority says it has a long way to go to reflect the diversity of the province, but it is taking the first step.

On Wednesday, Stephen Augustine will start a three-year term as a director on the 13-member board. He said he was surprised to learn he’ll be the first Indigenous person to hold the position.

“It’s time,” Augustine said after his position was announced during the the authority’s annual general meeting on Tuesday. “Things are changing quite rapidly in terms of inclusion and diversity.”

Augustine is Cape Breton University’s associate vice-president of Indigenous Affairs and Unama’ki College.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-health-authority-indigenous-board-member-1.5641408

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